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It depends. If it's clear the person is using it colloquially or just writes/types lazily, no, but I cringe when it's clear a person simply doesn't know any better. Especially when it comes to extremely simple things like first language English speakers not being able to differentiate your/you're, it's/ its, their/they're/there, worse/worst and so on. 

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1 minute ago, Ascension said:

It depends. If it's clear the person is using it colloquially or just writes/types lazily, no, but I cringe when it's clear a person simply doesn't know any better. Especially when it comes to extremely simple things like first language English speakers not being able to differentiate your/you're, it's/ its, their/they're/there, worse/worst and so on. 

Period.

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Yes. So is ghetto talk

 

Actually, there are some people who are so pretentious in how they speak. The way they try to speak all scholarly. Just ew

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depends, I speak very formally irl but i find formal speech over text to be a turn off

 

if you end your texts with periods i will feel ATTACKED

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Yes, a major one. Whenever I see multiple spelling mistakes and incorrect punctuation, I just think.... Republican. 

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18 minutes ago, Ascension said:

It depends. If it's clear the person is using it colloquially or just writes/types lazily, no, but I cringe when it's clear a person simply doesn't know any better. Especially when it comes to extremely simple things like first language English speakers not being able to differentiate your/you're, it's/ its, their/they're/there, worse/worst and so on. 

Yes, inexcusable. 

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20 minutes ago, Ascension said:

It depends. If it's clear the person is using it colloquially or just writes/types lazily, no, but I cringe when it's clear a person simply doesn't know any better. Especially when it comes to extremely simple things like first language English speakers not being able to differentiate your/you're, it's/ its, their/they're/there, worse/worst and so on. 

THIS TEA. it infuriates me like did you not how to use the words correctly? :skull:

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Yes, for me it signifies good manners. I hate when people just abbreviate everything. I understand the message is probably the same, especially in text messages, but take the time to write it out somewhat decent. It’s just a downwards slop once u start typing like dis. 

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Yes, of course.

 

I am sure you guys over here are into the "Your Grammar Su cks" series by Jacksfilms. 

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It definitely can be, tbh. 

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yeah, by this I don't mean Ariana Grande grammar which is clearly messy on purpose, but those who can't spell for their lives (your beautiful, alot!)

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5 hours ago, Ascension said:

It depends. If it's clear the person is using it colloquially or just writes/types lazily, no, but I cringe when it's clear a person simply doesn't know any better. Especially when it comes to extremely simple things like first language English speakers not being able to differentiate your/you're, it's/ its, their/they're/there, worse/worst and so on. 

This. It's so simple, and embarrassing when people can't use them correctly

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If English ain't their first language, not at all. 

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7 hours ago, Ascension said:

It depends. If it's clear the person is using it colloquially or just writes/types lazily, no, but I cringe when it's clear a person simply doesn't know any better. Especially when it comes to extremely simple things like first language English speakers not being able to differentiate your/you're, it's/ its, their/they're/there, worse/worst and so on. 

Then and than are the most often misused :skull:

 

OT: If it is your first language, it's a major turn off; if not, then not really.

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Absof***inglutely :alexz2:

 

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If it's not intentional then yes (when it comes to the first language)

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No, as long as the message gets through I’m okay with it. I mean that’s the point of ‘language’, communication. 

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12 hours ago, Ascension said:

It depends. If it's clear the person is using it colloquially or just writes/types lazily, no, but I cringe when it's clear a person simply doesn't know any better. Especially when it comes to extremely simple things like first language English speakers not being able to differentiate your/you're, it's/ its, their/they're/there, worse/worst and so on. 

All of this. Also loose/lose for whatever reason :rip:

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A lot of your turn offs are due to autocorrect :rip: 

your/youre, it’s/its, their/there etc... are mistakes that became common recently due to our stupid iPhones. 

God knows this has happened to me countless times :skull: 

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12 hours ago, Ascension said:

It depends. If it's clear the person is using it colloquially or just writes/types lazily, no, but I cringe when it's clear a person simply doesn't know any better. Especially when it comes to extremely simple things like first language English speakers not being able to differentiate your/you're, it's/ its, their/they're/there, worse/worst and so on. 

people who say could of instead of could have too :skull:

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15 hours ago, Ascension said:

It depends. If it's clear the person is using it colloquially or just writes/types lazily, no, but I cringe when it's clear a person simply doesn't know any better. Especially when it comes to extremely simple things like first language English speakers not being able to differentiate your/you're, it's/ its, their/they're/there, worse/worst and so on. 

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Yes, no I don't mean short words, I mean people willingly writing: abía, estubo, que honda, etc no ma'am. This is goodbye.

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Absolutely 

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